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Nicotine promotes arteriogenesis.

Authors
  • Heeschen, Christopher
  • Weis, Michael
  • Cooke, John P
Type
Published Article
Journal
Journal of the American College of Cardiology
Publisher
Elsevier
Publication Date
Feb 05, 2003
Volume
41
Issue
3
Pages
489–496
Identifiers
PMID: 12575981
Source
Medline
License
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Abstract

In the short term, nicotine promotes angiogenesis and arteriogenesis in the setting of ischemia. The effect of nicotine may be mediated in part by activation of endothelial-monocyte interactions involved in arteriogenesis.

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